A member of a group of pastoral peoples of Namibia and South Africa, including the Nama.
Any of the Khoisan languages of the Khoikhoi.
Other Word Forms
Origin of khoikhoi
- Nama khoekhoen the Nama people khoekhoe to speak Nama (from khoe- person) (as in khoeb man) (khoes woman) -n pl. common gender suff
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition